Whats a metaphor for “love”, “Break-up” and “Make-up”?
LOVE-AS-BOND METAPHOR – love is represented as a physical connection between the lovers. She has an attachment to him. There are romantic ties between them. There is something between them. LOVE-AS-CAPTIVE-ANIMAL METAPHOR – love is represented as a captive animal, external to the person in love but held onto by him or her, such that letting the animal loose represents loss of control over the feelings of love, and holding onto the animal represents retention of control. He couldn’t hold back his love. She let go of her feelings. LOVE-AS-COMMODITY METAPHOR – love is represented as a valuable substance to be traded, thus entailing mutuality of the trade and comparability of the amounts traded. I gave her all my love. I didn’t get much in return. What am I getting out of this relationship anyway? I am putting more into this than you are. She’s invested a lot in that relationship LOVE-AS-FIRE METAPHOR – love is represented as a fire, such that the cause, existence, and intensity of the fir